Day One (1989)

Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given to no-nonsense Gen. Leslie Groves who selects physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer to head the Los Alamos Laboratory in New Mexico, where the bomb is built. As World War II draws to a close, Szilard has second thoughts about atomic weapons, and policy makers debate how and when to use the bomb.

Directing:
  • Joseph Sargent

Writing:
  • David W. Rintels

Stars:
Release Date: 1989-03-05
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  • Country: CA, US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 141
Brian Dennehy
Brian Dennehy
Gen. Leslie Groves
David Ogden Stiers
David Ogden S...
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Lawrence Dane
Lawrence Dane
John McMartin
John McMartin
Dr. Arthur Compton
Hal Holbrook
Hal Holbrook
Gen. George Marshall
Vlasta Vrána
Vlasta Vrána
Hans Bethe
Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub
Enrico Fermi
Gary Reineke
Gary Reineke
Groves's Commanding Officer
Alan Scarfe
Alan Scarfe
Michael J. Reynolds
Michael J. Re...
Kenneth Bainbridge
Lorne Brass
Lorne Brass
Klaus Fuchs
Timothy Webber
Timothy Webbe...
Colonel Lansdale
Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn
James F. Byrnes
Richard Dysart
Richard Dysar...
President Harry S. Truman
Michael Sinelnikoff
Michael Sinel...
Lord Rutherford
Anne Twomey
Anne Twomey
Kitty Oppenheimer
David Strathairn
David Stratha...
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Michael Tucker
Michael Tucke...
Leo Szilard
Barnard Hughes
Barnard Hughe...
Henry Stimson
Olek Krupa
Olek Krupa
Edward Teller
John Pielmeier
John Pielmeie...
Seth
John Seitz
John Seitz
Ralph A. Bard
Ron White
Ron White
Colonel Nichols
Patrick Breen
Patrick Breen
Richard Feynman
Harry Standjofski
Harry Standjo...
Robert Wilson
George R. Robertson
George R. Rob...
Ed Condon
Tom Butler
Tom Butler
Captain DeSilva
David Ferry
David Ferry
Army Major
Scott Thomson
Scott Thomson
Chemist
Bernie McInerney
Bernie McIner...
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